Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
obama's nomination of chuck hagel as defense secretary. they called the senator superb lee qualified for this job. >> he is a solid guy who speaks his phaoeufpbltd he's a good supporter of israel and he's been there, the record will show that. but he's not reluctant to disagree. i think he will do a great job as secretary of defense. >> let me say this. i'm very troubled. i think that the hearings on this nomination are going to be consequential. i have not made up my mind, but here is where we are. you've put up his prior positions. it makes me wonder, it perplexess me why the president nominated senator hagel. >> that was kelly ayotte a republican from new hampshire showing her displeasure with the pick. no doubt hagel will face questions on his views on iran and israel during those hearings. martha: fox news alert for you now, president obama about to hold the last news conference of his first term. we just heard this about an hour ago. senior political analyst brit hume on the high stakes for the president in this conference and for republicans of course over the next four years.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
." that is coming up. some republican lawmakers are gearing up for the defense of the second amendment. >> there are several of the executive orders that appear as if he is writing new law. that can not happen. we struck down once, the court struck clinton down for trying this and i'm afraid that president obama may have this king complex sort of developing. we're going to make sure that it doesn't happen. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. my i feel so much younger.tly changed my life - my husband has his confidence back. and he can enjoy the laughter of our grandkids again. i can have fun with my friends again. feeling isolated? ready to reconnect? the aarp hearing care program provided by hearusa can help. call hearusa at ... for a free hearing check-up. plus, receive a free $50 dining card when you get your free heari
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
's ministry of defense says it was not a military hell copper. this crash happened south of the thames river, very close to the british spy agency mi6. at first witnesses thought it was a terror attack. >> we were sitting having a coffee half past 7: we heard an explosion. sounded like a fighter plane flying over. we heard a loud explosion and thought it was terrorist attack. we came out onto the main road and there was huge piles of smoke on the back. guys are running outside and shouted this is a plane flown into the, the crane there. so, you know, we tried to see if anyone was hurt. martha: the witnesses to this scene, the pilot and one person on the ground were killed. the top of the crane was said to be obscured by fog at the time. bill: absolutely bizarre when you heard about that this morning. you can understand why they thought it was terrorism too based on the history in that town. live reports on the streets of london coming up later this morning. meantime the house passing a nearly $51 billion sandy relief bill last night, now heading to the senate for its vote. the bill rather ap
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
received no advance word of this rescue operation. defense secretary leon panetta is in london this morning. he said this morning that u.s. officials are quote, woulding around the clock to assure the safe return of our citizens, bill. bill: throughout this ordeal we have heard this could be tied to what is happening with the french in the neighboring country of mali. now is that true or can we dismiss that now, james? >> reporter: no, i think it is undeniably a fact are to. the group that carried out the original assault on the bp complex is called the masked brigade. they are based in mali and are an offshoot of al qaeda. islamist terrorists took over the northern half of mali some nine months ago making it the largest terrorist safe may have in the world. france just dispatched 2500 troops to mali. speaking in italy yesterday, secretary panetta said the u.s. decimated al qaeda's leadership then he added a important qualification. >> there are still a threat. they're a threat in yemen. they're a threat in somalia. they're a threat as we speak in mali. aqim is part of al qaeda. so we still